Klopp: We played an amazing run and used the speed of Mohamed Salah
Jurgen Klopp, technical director of the professional Liverpool team, confirmed that the Egyptian star Mohamed Salah, that the Reds made an amazing first half that contributed to the victory over Southampton, by three goals against a goal, in the confrontation that was held at Anfield, in the sixteenth round of Omar. The English Premier League 2022-2023.
Liverpool vs Southampton
Klopp said, in the press conference after the match: “The first half was amazing, but in the second half we lost ourselves a little and made a few mistakes.”
“In the first half, we did everything Southampton didn’t want us to do, we took advantage of Salah and Darwin’s speed and our skills. The first goal was from a free ball, but the second was from a special pass from Harvey, as well as the second pass after a great play,” Klopp added.
And Klopp continued: “We played one offensive ball in the second half, and we did not run and did not press, but it is normal, as this attacking trio played all the matches, and whoever did not play was injured, and the situation was not ideal, but we took advantage of our skills in playing between the lines and this is what we did in the first half.” .
And the Liverpool coach concluded his statements by saying: “Milner is an exceptional man, an influential player and an effective player in everything we did and we knew that he would play his 600th match and there was no reason not to involve him, but he suffered a slight concussion in the Napoli match, and then a slight muscle problem, so he was ready. To play today after a training session, and this number he achieved is a big and well deserved number.”
English Premier League
Liverpool occupies sixth place in the English Premier League table with 22 points, combined from 14 matches, with 6 wins, 4 draws and two losses, with two matches remaining, while Southampton comes in 19th place with 12 points.
Liverpool had won their last Premier League match against Tottenham, by two goals against a goal, with the feet of Mohamed Salah.
The Reds won against Derby Conte on penalties with three goals to two goals, after the original time ended in a goalless draw, at the start of the team’s campaign in the English League Cup, in which Jurgen Klopp, the team’s coach, rested most of his key players.